Unable to create new Software Package

When I try to create a software package on my System Center Essentials I get the following error:


Create Directory Failed
Note:  The following information was gathered when the operation was attempted.  The information may appear cryptic but provides context for the error.  The application will continue to run.
System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: CreateDirectory failed
  at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.FileSystemUtilities.CreateDirectory(String path)
  at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.BaseApi.Publisher.CreatePackageDirectory(String customDirectoryName)
  at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.BaseApi.Publisher.PublishPackage(String sourcePath, String additionalSourcePath, String packageDirectoryName)
  at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.BaseApi.Publisher.PublishPackage(String sourcePath, String packageDirectoryName)
  at Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.SCE.Internal.UI.NewUpdatePackageWizard.PreparingPackagePage.PreparePackageBackgroundWorkerDoWork(Object sender, DoWorkEventArgs e)


The problem was that all the shares hadn’t been created at setup.


I created the following shares, which were missing, and it started working:

\servernameUpdateServicesPackages – C:SCEUpdateServicesPackages

\servernameWsusContent – C:SCEWsusContent

\servernameWsusTemp – C:Program FilesUpdate ServiceslogFilesWSUSTemp

On all of these I added the following permission:

Domain Admins – Full Control


Thanks to the guys at ITPROFFS.se

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